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Photo Tips: Photographing Big Mammals

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By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com Good big mammal photography is difficult. It’s difficult to appreciate just how hard it is to get a great shot of any large mammal until you go out and try it on your own. Use the following tips to make it a bit easier for you. The stars of the…

Photo Tips: Sunset Views

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By Brandon Remler – TakeGreatPictures.com This week I had the good fortune to see two great sunset views. The irony of the city view is of course that it is the “New York” skyline represented by the good folks of Las Vegas. What a change of scenes from third world to out of this world.…

Photo Tips: Fill Flash Techniques with Bob Krist

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By Bob Krist – TakeGreatPictures.com Mixing a little flash with available light is great anytime you have to shoot in trees or on plants or anyplace where the light can be spotty. Experiment to make sure you achieve the right balance and avoid that direct flash look. Here is how I made fill flash work…

Photo Tips: Night and Day in the Tropics

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By Brandon Remler – TakeGreatPictures.com It’s always fun to experiment with different times of day to shoot, in order to mix it up a bit in your photography. This week I made two similar images approximately 12 hours apart to show a different look to the beach view. Read more: http://takegreatpictures.com/brandon-remlers-weekly-emails/13835

Rehabilitation Through Photography: A Day at the Farm

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From TakeGreatPictures.com Last spring I was introduced to Rehabilitation Through Photography by Nancy Adler, a photographer I hired to teach a class in digital photography for a club I sponsored for PS 93 in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.    Nancy told me a little about RTP and how they were reorganizing and revitalizing.  Rehabilitation Through Photography’s history…

Photo Tips: Nature’s Abstracts

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  By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com Tired of photographing the same old same old……? Are you stuck in a rut and lack motivation to go out and make some images? Are you looking for ways to add variety to your portfolio? Do you want to add some pop to your images? If you answered YES…

Photo Tip: Fill Flash Photography

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By Brandon Remler – TakeGreatPictures.com One of the most common thoughts in photography is that the flash is for indoor shooting. All professionals know that the flash – even on your point and shoot camera – is an essential part of your photography. A good example is of course when someone is backlit or perhaps…

Photo Tips: Light Paint

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By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com Some of the best light of the day awaits those who want to explore dusk light. The color and shape of the light is more subtle and it imparts a quality unobtainable at any other time of the day… Photographers love sunset light. The color is warm, the quality is…

Photo Tip: Nice Day for a Swim?

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By Brandon Remler – TakeGreatPictures.com This week while passing by the beach I stopped to take a look at the water and snow. As I turned to leave three guys were crossing the road towards me to surf. The temp outside was about 30 degrees with a 20mph wind. The water temp is about 35…

Photo Tips: Animals In the Snow

© Russ Burden By Russ Burden – TakeGreatPictures.com When there’s snow on the ground, opportunities to get dramatic wildlife images abound. The sun is lower in the sky so good light lingers for a longer period of time and sunrise and sunset times are convenient… Many photographers let their cameras do what many animals do…